MINUTES OF THE
Environmental Sustainability Policy Committee
HELD IN Council Chamber, Civic Centre, Byng Street, Orange
ON 7 November 2018
COMMENCING AT 8.55pm
Cr M Previtera (Chairperson), Cr R Kidd (Mayor), Cr S Romano (Deputy Mayor), Cr K Duffy, Cr J Hamling, Cr J McRae, Cr T Mileto, Cr S Munro, Cr S Nugent Cr M Previtera, Cr G Taylor, Cr R Turner, Cr J Whitton
General Manager, Director Corporate and Commercial Services, Director Development Services, Director Community, Recreation and Cultural Services, Manager Corporate Governance, Manager Corporate and Community Relations, Works Manager, Manager Financial Services, Administration Trainee
TRIM Reference: 2018/2693
That Council resolves:
1 To acknowledge the reports presented to the Environmental Sustainability Community Committee at its meeting held on 19 October 2018.
2 To adopt the recommendations 2, 3.3, 3.5 (two recommendations) and 4.1 from the minutes of the Environmental Sustainability Community Committee meeting of 19 October 2018 being:
2 That the Minutes of the Meeting of the Environmental Sustainability Community Committee held on 3 August 2018 (copies of which were circulated to all members) be and are hereby confirmed as a true and accurate record of the proceedings of the Environmental Sustainability Community Committee meeting held on 3 August 2018.
3.3 That Council develop an energy reduction target for its own facilities
3.5 (i) That the Committee acknowledges the current activities of staff, but recommends Council seek additional resources to focus on biodiversity, including data collection and mapping.
(ii) That Council acknowledges the passing and achievements of Ian Kiernan, the founder of the Clean Up Australia organisation, conservationist and environmental campaigner, who passed away on 16 October 2018.
4.1 That the Environmental Sustainability Community Committee review and update the Committee Action Plan before the next meeting.
3 That the remainder of the minutes of the Environmental Sustainability Community Committee at its meeting held on 19 October 2018 be adopted.
TRIM Reference: 2018/1793
That Council note the report by the Director Development Services on progress of a renewable project.
Cr Taylor advised that the Netwaste advertisement depicts pizza boxes being put in the green bin and sought clarification as to whether they were permitted in the green bin.
The Meeting Closed at 9.10pm.